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How to Overcome Barriers & Build Capacity as a Nonprofit Leader (Matt Sharp)

May 8, 2024


As a nonprofit leader, have you ever considered how investing time in refining your nonprofit’s operational processes could significantly amplify your organization’s impact on the communities you serve? In episode 261 of Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership, you’ll learn invaluable strategies for maximizing organization efficiency and effectiveness from expert consultant, Matt Sharp. Delving into key areas such as HR management, strategic planning, technology integration, and personal strategic development, you’ll gain profound insights into transforming your nonprofit into a high-performing entity. With practical advice and actionable tips drawn from real-world experiences, this episode offers nonprofit leaders the guidance they need to navigate the complexities of organizational management and achieve their mission-driven goals.


"Efficiency in nonprofit management isn’t just about saving time; it’s about maximizing impact."



Matt Sharp is a highly relational nonprofit and higher education professional, with an inherent drive to stimulate personal and group excellence. With 17+ years of experience, he brings a specialized blend of knowledge, technical skills, and expertise to his work—and focuses on empowering small- to mid-size nonprofit organizations to achieve greater impact on their communities. Before entering the entrepreneurial world, Matt spent six years as the Chief Operating Officer at RunningWorks. Prior to that, he spent 11 years at Johnson & Wales University, where he served as the Director of Student Involvement & Leadership. Through the university, he gained valuable experience in event management, program management, systems, and process creation, developing and implementing strategic goals, professional development, financial management, and managing a team of professionals. Matt received his MBA at Southern New Hampshire University, as well as his Bachelor of Science in Hotel & Resort Management. He is also a proud Leadership Charlotte alumni, which is program focused on building Charlotte community leaders through inclusive leadership development. He currently sits on the Board of JoPri, a nonprofit serving the children of Uganda.